My name is Dong Ju from South Korea
I am a carpenter working in Japan.
I have no idea how all this works but I will be posting traditional Japanese carpentry and tools.
Hope you guys have enjoy my upcoming posts in woodworkingtalk.com
If you wanna check some stuff now it's on...
I'm just getting into making small boxes (for now as gifts to family and friends).
I'm interested in Japanese style and western style (like Doug Stowe boxes).
I was wondering if any one else does these boxes and if so, what type of jigs do you make to help make the process...
Searched this Forum topic for any reference to the use of black lacquer (popular in Japanese finishing for fine furniture) but no responses showed up. Anyone have experience using black lacquer? Any clues to help me research this finish technique would be helpful!
I am designing a bed frame with some Japanese style joinery and dovetails, I want to make the slats for the bed and connect them to the bed using dovetail T-Halving joints and I wonder whether that will support the weight of the bed and two people without a brace down the center. Picture for...